AVON PARK, Fla.–Nov. 12, 2015–Residents 50 years old and older are eligible to participate in the 2016 Heartland Games for Active Adults through the South Florida State College’s (SFSC) Community Education Department. The Heartland Games for Active Adults runs Jan. 28 through the end of March and is held at various venues throughout Highlands County. The cost is $25 and entitles the entrant to participate in as many events as desired. A Dri-fit shirt and medals is included.  

Events will be held throughout Highlands County in cycling, swimming, shuffleboard, bowling, bridge, euchre, pickleball, golf, tennis, table tennis, volleyball, and track and field. Medals are awarded for first, second, and third place, male and female, in each sport and age category.  

For 20 years, SFSC has hosted the Heartland Games for Active Adults. The games promote an active lifestyle in an atmosphere of fun, fellowship and friendly competition with other who share common recreational and leisure interest.

Register in Building B, on the SFSC Highlands Campus, or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact Neil Simpson, games ambassador, at 863-382-8349 or email nsimp76@gmail.com or Lorrie Key, Community Education, at 863-784-7033 or email CommunityEducation@southflorida.edu, or visit http://www.southflorida.edu/community/community-education/heartland-games-active-adults.